TIM ARMSTRONG WINS TOP BEAVER AND BRIAN BOYLE MEMORIAL RACE

DSC_0320The finals of Top ET had Mike McCracken’s `66 Chevy go red (-006) against Tim Armstrong. Mike took the stripe with a 9.092 on a 9.18 at 145.34 MPH to Tim’s winning 7.694 on a 7.67 at 159.88 MPH.DSC_0402Tim Armstrong accepts the Brian Boyle Memorial race cookie jar for his overall win in Top Beaver. The jar contained an additional $600 in cash for the eventful win.DSC_0390Dave Weaver presented the “Cookie jar” in Brian’s memory.DSC_0331Bob Klock in his 440 Challenger had the tree, .013 to .072, but took too much stripe in running out with a 11.711 on a 11.72 at 110.53 MPH to Steve Lenig’s winning 8.683 on a 8.65 at 151.77 MPH.DSC_0364The Lenig crew in the Modified winner’s circle.DSC_0269The IHRA Bike finals was a Family affair with Ken Kauffman Sr. left, taking the title over his son Kenny with a 8.664 on a 8.66 at 145.84 MPH to Kenny’s 8.523 on a 8.49 at 145.70 MPH. Kenny did have the tree though with a .032 to dad’s .058. Talk about close.DSC_0409Dale Rhoads in out in a big points lead taking his third title of the season. Today it was over Dave Weaver’s Charger.DSC_0327In the second chance Lil Beaver finals it was Tom Seward, left, taking the win over Adam Gutschmidt. Tom ran a 7.55 at 160.28 MPH for the win.DSC_0369In the Weaver’s race Cars Top Bulb Shootout, it was Andrew Feltman in his dragster taking the title over Steve Miller’s Ford altered.  DSC_0357The Hot Rod Trophy title went to John Jones in hiss Camaro over Dean Ludwig’s Grand Am.DSC_0155Trenton Seitz put his Polaris into the ATV winners circle with a win over Johnathan Derr. Trenton had the tree, .051 to .200, and took the stripe with a 13.659 on a 13.60 to Derr’s run out 9.133 on a 9.20.DSC_0160Trent receives congrats for Ethel, Beaver Bob and Donna Marie.DSC_0314The Klockster stopped George Fultz to get in the finals of Modified.

DSC_0332Steve Lenig receives his winning time slip from Jamie.DSC_0158Camp WilburDSC_0374Local Bikers stopped by to watch the good show.

MIKE HOLLAND TAKES $1000 TOP BEAVER TITLE

DSC_8672Modified Champ, Mike Holland, put his Fairmont Mildred” into the Top Beaver winners circle with a final round win over Lew Johnson’s dragster.DSC_8593Lew took the Top ET title over Mike McCracken’s sharp C-10 Chevy. Lew took the win with a 7.701 on a 7.69 when Mike went red with a -.004.DSC_8619Mike picked up the Modified title and an IHRA Iron Man with a final round win over Tommy Mull’s Corvette. Mike ran right on his 11.90 dial to stop Tommy’s 11.207 on a 11.19.DSC_0806Dave Carpenter made it three in a row in winning the Bike title. DSC_8586The Street title went to Eric Witmer in his Camaro over Dale Rhoads Mustang.DSC_8427Daylin Hoyler, top,  took the JR Dragster title over Isaiah Lohr.DSC_8454Aiden Mackert won the ATV eliminator over Clay Leitzel.DSC_8606Pro Stick title was captured by Captain Ed Brady in Leonard Lon’s Mustang over Dave Slusher’s Camaro.DSC_8657The second chance Pro Stick-Pro Tree finals was a family affair with Andrew Charcalla, near, taking the title over his nephew, Mark Charcalla.DSC_8558The MANDRA, Mid Atlantic Nostalgia Drag Racing Asso., finals fell to Randy Campbell in his roadster over Marc English driving the English Brothers Studebaker.DSC_8574The Weaver’s Race cars Bottom Bulb Shootout was won by Bob Klock in his Challenger over Steve Lenig’s Roadster.DSC_7589Don Kunis won the MASO Pro Nostalgia title.

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MEMORIAL CLASSIC: JETS RUN 224 MPH, MARKS = INSANE 8, BUD BUCK = WFO

We were able to get in the Jet Cars and the 3 fast eliminators before the curfew.
An on track incident and 4 oil downs were the culprit.DSC_7666DSC_7319DSC_7339KC Jones and his Jet Trains put on a great show. They ran a best of 6.90 at 224 MPH!!DSC_7813Bill Marks qualified 6th in the heads up INSANE 8 eliminator but put it all together for a big win. He got by #1 qualifier, Andy Jensen in his Nova when Andy lost fire. Bill laid down a 5.127 at 134.52 MPH for the win.DSC_7794The WFO Club finals matched Bud Buck in his Chevelle against Mike McGowan’s Mopar. Bud tool the title with a 5.512 at 128.07 MPH when Mike encountered troubles.

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May 21, 2017: Steve Lenig takes SBRA Foot Brake and Top Beaver

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The finals of Top Beaver matched Dave Carpenter on board his Ninja verses Steve Lenig’s Roadster. Dave had the tree, ..036 to .047, but Steve covered the dial better running a 5.367 on a 5.35 to Dave’s 5.972 on a 5.92.SP finalsSP sinnersAndrew Feltman, far lane, went back to back winning SBRA Super Pro over Brian Pecht. Brian took the tree, .024 to .029, but grabbed too much stripe running out the most with a 4.773 on a 5.14 to Andrew’s winning 5.137 on a 5.14. His ladies celebrate.FB finalsSteve Lenig faced Jason Weaver driving Wayne Skelly’s Camaro in the finals of SBRA Foot Brake. Jason had the better light, .008 to .022, but ran out the most giving the win over to Lenig. Steve ran a 5.367 on a 5.38 to Jason’s 6.523 on a 6.54 for the title.DSC_0063DSC_0066Dave Carpenter, far side, took the SBRA Bike title over Billy Maturo in a real heads up match. Dave ran right on his 5.92 dial with a 5.929 at 113.62 MPH to Billy’s 5.939 on a 5.92 at 117.30 MPH.

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WINNERS CIRCLEFB 5-21SBRA Foot Brake and Top Beaver Champ – Steve LenigTop 5-21SBRA Super Pro – Andrew FeltmanBike 5-21SBRA Bike – Dave CarpenterDSC_0054SBRA JR Dragster – Aiden CisneyATV 5-21ATV – Colin Witherite

ANDREW FELTMAN IS TOP BEAVER!!

DSC_5984The Top ET finals matched Andrew Feltman, near, against Jeff Krushinskie. Andrew left first with a great .001 and ran a 5.217 on a 5.23 at 1230.43 MPH to Jeff’s red lighting -.008, 4.913 on a 4.87 at 140.40 MPH. Andrew defeated Street Champ, DJ Clark to take the Top Beaver title.DSC_5979DSC_0061The semi’s of Modified went to Nate Beideman’s Monte Carlo over Rusty Miller’s Nova. Nat went on to defeat Dave Novinger’s red lighting Vega in the finals.DSC_5874Dave “Da Carp” Carpenter won the IHRA Bike title over  Matt Hile’s Arctic Cat. Dave ran a 6.043 on a 6.04 at 106.57 MPH to Matt’s 6.807 on a 6.84.DSC_5966Street title was copped by DJ Clark, far, over Nikki Adams. DJ took the win with a 8.235 on a 8.26 at  82.12 MPH to Nikki’s red lighting 8.507 on a 8.52 at 82.13 MPH.DSC_5913The Hot Rod victory was all Johnny Whiskey in his Dodge over Rick Narehood’s Mustang. DSC_5946The JR Dragster title went to Jamian Deitz, near, over Liberti Ferster. Jamian ran a 9.029 on a 8.99 at 72.80 MPH to Lib’s red lighting 8.268 on a 8.10.DSC_5975Isaiah Lohr stopped Lucas Maturo’s Raptor to win the ATV title.DSC_5972The Fetterolf Jewelry Pro Mom’s title went to Nikki Adams, near, over Carolyn Mull’s red lighting Corvette. Nikki cut a .017 light and ran a 11.718 on a 11.61 for all the gold.DSC_5739Judy Kauffman picked up her 3rd Soccer Mom title over Alicia Hoffman. Maybe co-driver, Steve Lenig is her secret weapon.

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WINNERS CIRCLE

DSC_6044Top ET and Top Beaver Champion: Andrew Feltman with family and friends.DSC_6040Modified Champion: Nate Beideman with his dad Mark “The Faster Pastor”.DSC_6036IHRA Bike Champion: Dave “Da Carp” Carpenter with the bikers.DSC_6041Street Champion: DJ Clark with his dad, “Big House”.DSC_5998JR Dragster Champion: Jamian Deitz with the family.DSC_5990ATV Champion: Isaiah Lohr with his pap, Steve Hull.DSC_6015Fetterolf Jewelry Pro Mom Champion: Nikki Adams with Brad, Rosie and her son.DSC_6007Fetterolf Jewelry Soccer Mom Champion: Judy Kauffman with Steve Lenig, Sherri and Justin Badman. It’s her third win in the last 5 years!

5th ANNUAL FE RACE & REUNION – WHAT A RACE!!

The 5th Annual FE Race and Reunion was one for the record book. We had the largest number of competitors, the largest crowd and had the most fun ever. Donna Marie and I are already making plans for an expanded 6th Annual FE R&R. Look for additional emphasis of the show cars plus Thursday being a “Move in Day”. We hope to see everyone here again.DSC_0110

 FINAL ROUND ACTION

DSC_2465Pro FE (8 low ET qualifiers 8.77 to 9.62) matched #1 qualifier Randy Spohn (8.77 @ 148.31) in his `58 Fairlane against Tony Silipina’s `65 Cyclone. Randy went red and Tony laid down a .008 R/T running a 9.413 on a 9.40 to Randy’s early 8.909 on a 8.84 for the title.DSC_5152

Hot FE (11.99 and faster) finals came down to Jim Day in his `70 Mustang verses Frank Pisani’s `66 Fairlane. Jim had the tree and took the title with a 9.761 on a 9.71 at 132.25 MPH to Frank’s 10.173 on a 10.16 at 132.02 MPH.

DSC_5157Cool FE (12.00 and up) found Jeff Sherrod in his `68 Torino going against perennial finalist, Chris Moses and his cool `54 Ford. Jeff took the tree and the title with a 12.361 on a 12.33 at 101.24 MPH to Chris’s 15.231 on a 15.12 at 87.29 MPH. DSC_2322In the featured Cobra Jet Shootout, Dan Woods, near took a semi finals win over Greg Essu’s `69 Mach 1 before moving on to upend Alan Platt’s `69 Mustang with a 10.537 on a 10.50 at 125.64 MPH.DSC_5138The bonus FE Bird Race, (a no charge race to win a custom made FE Bird, see winners photo) it was Larry Kortkamp’s popular `64 Ford “Battlestar Galactic” wagon taking the win over ‘poster boy’ Don Fotti’s CJ. Larry cut a great .005 and ran a 11.236 on a 11.06 at 106.81 MPH to Don’s 10.908 on a 10.53 at 124.56 MPH

THE HERO’S WERE HERE TOO
4-28-2017-BSD-FE-172Jody Aberts, Dick Brannan and Al Joniac4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1337Barry Rabotnick of Survival Motorsports4-28-2017-BSD-FE-933Blair Patrick4-28-2017-BSD-FE-162Dan Parson and Dan WoodsDSC_0007Bill Koons, Ford’s SOHC engine guru4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1503Dick Brannan with Marco DeCesarisDSC_1488

Freddy Henderson, Bruce Larson and Mr. BillDSC_4305Super Fan award to Hayden Ivers from Australia.DSC_4316Larry Kortkamp from Battlestar Galactic fame.DSC_4323Zach Straits
DSC_4475The photographers of record plus our own Todd.DSC_1499Frank, Mister Wizard, helped get us back on track

 

TALK ABOUT A GREAT TIME: BRATS, BEANS, BEER, FRIENDS4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1473The people sure loved Donna Marie’s “5 Bean Special” and cake.4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1491Kudo’s to Red Lehr for bringing and preparing all the great brats.4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1471 4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1492Thanks to Leslie and Haley for the macaroni salad.4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1494 4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1499“Atta Boy” to Dan Parson, right, for supplying the beer. Marco approves.4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1500 4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1506 4-28-2017-BSD-FE-1516

WHAT A GREAT RACE – CHECK THE ACTION
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PLUS A GREAT GATHERING OF FE SHOW CARSDSC_4822Best of Show went to Jody Aberts in his `61 Fairlane, 390, 3-2bbl. 401HPDSC_4673DSC_4672 DSC_4677 DSC_4685 DSC_4695 DSC_4698 DSC_4700 DSC_4712 DSC_4718 DSC_4724 DSC_4729 DSC_4734 DSC_4740 DSC_4744 DSC_4754 DSC_4760 DSC_4766 DSC_4773 DSC_4779 DSC_4787 DSC_4794 DSC_4800 DSC_4804 DSC_4813 DSC_4828 DSC_4834 DSC_4844 DSC_4848 DSC_4854 DSC_4860 DSC_4862 DSC_4867

 

WINNER’S CIRCLE PHOTOS
DSC_5086PRO FE Champion (8 Lowest ET’s) – Tony Silipena `65 CycloneDSC_5165Hot FE (11.99 and quicker) – Jim Day `70 MustangDSC_5180Cool FE (12.00 and up) – Jeff Sheffod `68 TorinoDSC_5101Cobra Jet Shootout – Dan Woods `68 Mustang CJDSC_5186FE Bird Race – Larry Kortkamp `64 Ford Wagon
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